Period
to 18 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for CCIE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 18 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
England > London
6 months to
18 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 400 375 416
Rank change year-on-year -25 +41 +85
Contract jobs citing CCIE 54 77 195
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.25% 0.33% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.34% 1.70% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 58 122
10th Percentile £338 £351 £350
25th Percentile £413 £383 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £425 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% -15.00% -
75th Percentile £544 £538 £565
90th Percentile £750 £615 £638
England median daily rate £450 £475 £475
% change year-on-year -5.26% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £43.75 -
England median hourly rate £62.00 £43.75 -
% change year-on-year +41.71% - -

CCIE is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 4,020 4,521 6,956
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 18.28% 19.17% 16.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,755 3,102 4,613
10th Percentile £325 £300 £300
25th Percentile £425 £400 £410
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £500
75th Percentile £600 £600 £600
90th Percentile £688 £675 £688
England median daily rate £485 £475 £465
% change year-on-year +2.11% +2.15% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 68 119
10th Percentile £17.50 £17.70 £12.90
25th Percentile £24.00 £21.00 £18.29
Median hourly rate £36.50 £38.25 £29.00
Median % change year-on-year -4.58% +31.90% +38.10%
75th Percentile £50.00 £48.66 £46.73
90th Percentile £60.00 £53.23 £53.75
England median hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +50.94% -3.64% +24.91%

CCIE
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing CCIE as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for CCIE in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing CCIE in London.

Daily rate trend for CCIE in London

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Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing CCIE in London over the 6 months to 18 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for CCIE in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing CCIE in London.

Hourly rate trend for CCIE in London

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Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCIE within the London region over the 6 months to 18 April 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +44 6 £750 +36.36%
West London +20 3 £432 +11.48% 1
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England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2021, IT contractor jobs citing CCIE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for CCIE.

1 54 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (88.89%) Cisco
3 28 (51.85%) CCNP
3 28 (51.85%) Data Centre
4 23 (42.59%) BGP
5 22 (40.74%) MPLS
5 22 (40.74%) WAN
5 22 (40.74%) Finance
5 22 (40.74%) Cisco Nexus
6 20 (37.04%) LAN
6 20 (37.04%) OSPF
7 18 (33.33%) Firewall
8 14 (25.93%) VPN
9 12 (22.22%) Migration
9 12 (22.22%) Network Design
10 11 (20.37%) Fortinet
10 11 (20.37%) F5
10 11 (20.37%) Multicast
10 11 (20.37%) Palo Alto
11 10 (18.52%) Wireless
11 10 (18.52%) TCP/IP
12 9 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
12 9 (16.67%) Telecoms
12 9 (16.67%) CCDE
12 9 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (14.81%) BIG-IP
13 8 (14.81%) CCDP
13 8 (14.81%) CheckPoint
13 8 (14.81%) Python
14 7 (12.96%) CCNA

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Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) AWS
2 3 (5.56%) Azure
3 2 (3.70%) IaaS
4 1 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.85%) AWS Direct Connect
4 1 (1.85%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.85%) GCP
4 1 (1.85%) GitHub
4 1 (1.85%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (1.85%) PaaS
4 1 (1.85%) SoftLayer
4 1 (1.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (42.59%) BGP
2 22 (40.74%) Cisco Nexus
2 22 (40.74%) MPLS
2 22 (40.74%) WAN
3 20 (37.04%) LAN
3 20 (37.04%) OSPF
4 18 (33.33%) Firewall
5 14 (25.93%) VPN
6 11 (20.37%) Multicast
7 10 (18.52%) TCP/IP
7 10 (18.52%) Wireless
8 9 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (14.81%) BIG-IP
10 7 (12.96%) IOS XR
10 7 (12.96%) Network Security
10 7 (12.96%) SD-WAN
11 6 (11.11%) VLAN
11 6 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (9.26%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (40.74%) Finance
2 9 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 6 (11.11%) Banking
4 2 (3.70%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.70%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Billing
5 1 (1.85%) French Language
Job Titles
1 16 (29.63%) Network Engineer
2 10 (18.52%) Architect
3 8 (14.81%) Network Architect
4 5 (9.26%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Consultant
5 4 (7.41%) Core Network Architect
5 4 (7.41%) Design Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Designer
5 4 (7.41%) Network Manager
5 4 (7.41%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Cisco Architect
6 3 (5.56%) Cisco Network Architect
6 3 (5.56%) IP Architect
6 3 (5.56%) Network Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) Network Designer
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Network Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) Jinja
2 2 (3.70%) YAML
3 1 (1.85%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.85%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (1.85%) JSON
3 1 (1.85%) REST
3 1 (1.85%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (51.85%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.70%) CCTV
2 2 (3.70%) Fibre Optics
2 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.70%) Public Cloud
2 2 (3.70%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.85%) PMI
3 1 (1.85%) SCADA
3 1 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) Linux
2 2 (3.70%) Windows
2 2 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.22%) Migration
1 12 (22.22%) Network Design
2 5 (9.26%) Low Latency
2 5 (9.26%) Presales
2 5 (9.26%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (7.41%) Network Architecture
3 4 (7.41%) Project Management
3 4 (7.41%) Requirements Gathering
3 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 4 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (7.41%) Technology Roadmap
4 3 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (5.56%) Information Security
4 3 (5.56%) ITIL
4 3 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (5.56%) Network Planning
4 3 (5.56%) Pricing Strategy
4 3 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.81%) Python
2 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.85%) Perl
3 1 (1.85%) PHP
3 1 (1.85%) R
Qualifications
1 54 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (51.85%) CCNP
3 9 (16.67%) CCDE
4 8 (14.81%) CCDP
5 7 (12.96%) CCNA
6 6 (11.11%) CCIE Data Center
7 5 (9.26%) CCIE Service Provider
8 4 (7.41%) CCDA
8 4 (7.41%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 3 (5.56%) CCIE Security
9 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
9 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
10 2 (3.70%) CCIE Collaboration
10 2 (3.70%) CISM
10 2 (3.70%) CISSP
10 2 (3.70%) Degree
11 1 (1.85%) CCSE
11 1 (1.85%) CISA
11 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
11 1 (1.85%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) VMware NSX
2 3 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.70%) KVM
3 2 (3.70%) vSphere
4 1 (1.85%) Docker
4 1 (1.85%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) Ansible
2 2 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.70%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.70%) Puppet
2 2 (3.70%) Salt
3 1 (1.85%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.85%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (1.85%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 48 (88.89%) Cisco
2 11 (20.37%) F5
2 11 (20.37%) Fortinet
2 11 (20.37%) Palo Alto
3 8 (14.81%) CheckPoint
4 7 (12.96%) Nokia
5 6 (11.11%) Huawei
5 6 (11.11%) Juniper
6 5 (9.26%) VMware
7 4 (7.41%) Arista
7 4 (7.41%) Aruba
8 3 (5.56%) CA
8 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
9 2 (3.70%) Infoblox
9 2 (3.70%) Meraki
10 1 (1.85%) Barracuda Networks
10 1 (1.85%) Extreme Networks
10 1 (1.85%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.85%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.85%) Splunk